Role details

Purchasing Manager

Pasadena   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Growing Food Company
  • Opportunity for short + long term growth

About Our Client

Our client is a leader in their industry (relating to food products) and continuing to grow. They are a Fortune 500 company and are looking to expand their size and operations quickly.

Job Description

  • Purchases various category items and secures total quality, delivery, cost efficiency and sustainability of material supply
  • Responsible for ordering, sourcing suppliers, and determining category needs
  • Analyze production schedule and inventory levels to determine needs
  • Ensure all inventory levels are met while reducing costs whenever possible
  • Resolve any supplier issues that arise
  • Plan purchasing requirements based on customer volume and distribution requirements
  • Ensure customer quality standards are met
  • Negotiate with vendors to ensure low prices and high quality
  • Analyst and interpret numerical data
  • Monitor and report cost of goods purchased
  • Be involved in forecasting activities
  • Work very closely with other internal teams to foster collaboration

The Successful Applicant

  • Post secondary education in related field
  • 5-8 years of experience in purchasing role, some of which in a managerial position
  • Experience in CPG, Food, Packaging or Chemical industry
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Strong leadership & communication skills

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary and opportunity to join a growing company!

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